100TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY

 

State of Illinois

 

2017 and 2018†††

SB2117

 

Introduced 2/22/2017, by Sen. Christine Radogno

 

SYNOPSIS AS INTRODUCED:

 

Makes appropriations for the ordinary and contingent expenses of the Department of Veteransí Affairs for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2017, as follows:

General Funds††††††††††††††††††† $ 73,466,900

Other State Funds††††††††††††††† $ 77,639,300

Federal Funds††††††††††††††††††† $† 1,703,300

Total††††††††††††††††††††††††††† $152,809,500

 

 

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††† AN ACT concerning appropriations.

 

††††††† Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly:

 

ARTICLE 1

 

††† Section 1.† The following named amounts, or so much thereof as may be necessary, respectively, for the objects and purposes hereinafter named, are appropriated from the General Revenue Fund to the Department of Veterans' Affairs:

CENTRAL OFFICE

† For Personal Services.......................... 3,188,200

† For State Contributions to Social

†† Security........................................ 243,900

† For Contractual Services......................... 797,800

† For Travel........................................ 28,100

† For Commodities.................................... 6,000

† For Printing....................................... 7,800

† For Equipment...................................... 1,000

† For Electronic Data Processing................. 6,151,800

† For Telecommunications Services................... 59,800

† For Operation of Auto Equipment................... 10,200

††† Total†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† $10,494,600

 

††† Section 5.† The following named amounts, or so much thereof as may be necessary, are appropriated from the General Revenue Fund to the Department of Veterans' Affairs for the objects and purposes and in the amounts set forth as follows:

GRANTS-IN-AID

† For Bonus Payments to War Veterans and Peacetime

†† Crisis Survivors................................ 198,000

† For Providing Educational Opportunities for

†† Children of Certain Veterans, as provided

†† by law........................................... 50,000

††† Total††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† $248,000

 

††† Section 10.† The amount of $250,000, or so much thereof as may be necessary, is appropriated from the General Revenue Fund to the Department of Veteransí Affairs for costs associated with the Illinois Warrior Assistance Program.

 

††† Section 15.† The amount of $4,430,900, or so much thereof as may be necessary, is appropriated from the General Revenue Fund to the Department of Veteransí Affairs for costs associated with the Illinois Veteransí Home at Chicago.

 

††† Section 20.† The amount of $4,000,000, or so much thereof as may be necessary, is appropriated from the Illinois Veterans Assistance Fund to the Department of Veteransí Affairs for making grants, funding additional services, or conducting additional research projects relating to veteransí post traumatic stress disorder; veteransí homelessness; the health insurance cost of veterans; veteransí disability benefits, including but not limited to, disability benefits provided by veterans service organizations and veterans assistance commissions or centers; and the long-term care of veterans.

 

††† Section 25.† The following named amount, or so much thereof as may be necessary, is appropriated from the Illinois Affordable Housing Trust Fund to the Department of Veterans' Affairs for the object and purpose and in the amount set forth as follows:

† For Specially Adapted Housing for Veterans....... 223,000

 

††† Section 30.† The amount of $250,000, or so much thereof as may be necessary, is appropriated from the Illinois Military Family Relief Fund to the Department of Veteransí Affairs for the payment of benefits authorized under the Survivorís Compensation Act.†

 

††† Section 35.† The following named amounts, or so much thereof as may be necessary, respectively, are appropriated to the Department of Veterans' Affairs for objects and purposes hereinafter named:

VETERANS' FIELD SERVICES

Payable from the General Revenue Fund:

† For Personal Services.......................... 4,701,700

† For State Contributions to Social

†† Security........................................ 359,700

† For Contractual Services......................... 367,900

† For Travel........................................ 76,000

† For Commodities.................................... 9,600

† For Printing...................................... 10,000

† For Equipment........................................ 100

† For Electronic Data Processing......................... 0

† For Telecommunications Services.................. 144,000

† For Operation of Auto Equipment................... 21,900

††† Total††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† $5,690,900

 

††† Section 40. The following named amounts, or so much thereof as may be necessary, respectively, are appropriated to the Department of Veterans' Affairs for the objects and purposes hereinafter named:

ILLINOIS VETERANS' HOME AT ANNA

Payable from General Revenue Fund:

† For Personal Services.......................... 1,496,500

† For State Contributions to

†† Social Security................................. 114,500

† For Contractual Services............................... 0

† For Commodities........................................ 0

† For Electronic Data Processing...................... †† 0

††† Total††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† $1,611,000

Payable from Anna Veterans Home Fund:

† For Personal Services.......................... 2,951,300

† For State Contributions to the State

†† Employees' Retirement System.................. 1,594,100

† For State Contributions to

†† Social Security................................. 225,800

† For Contractual Services......................... 874,400

† For Travel......................................... 5,000

† For Commodities.................................. 420,100

† For Printing....................................... 4,000

† For Equipment..................................... 50,000

† For Electronic Data Processing..................... 9,000

† For Telecommunications Services................... 18,300

† For Operation of Auto Equipment................... 10,200

† For Permanent Improvements........................ 10,000

† For Refunds....................................... 42,700

††† Total††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† $6,214,900

 

††† Section 45.† The following named amounts, or so much thereof as may be necessary, respectively, are appropriated to the Department of Veterans' Affairs for the objects and purposes hereinafter named:

ILLINOIS VETERANS' HOME AT QUINCY

Payable from General Revenue Fund:

† For Personal Services......................... 21,286,800

† For State Contributions to

†† Social Security............................... 1,628,400

† For Contractual Services............................... 0

† For Commodities........................................ 0

† For Electronic Data Processing...................... †† 0

††† Total†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† $22,915,200

Payable from Quincy Veterans Home Fund:

† For Personal Services......................... 13,276,500

† For Member Compensation........................... 28,000

† For State Contributions to the State

†† Employees' Retirement System.................. 7,171,000

† For State Contributions to

†† Social Security............................... 1,015,600

† For Contractual Services....................... 3,886,100

† For Travel......................................... 6,000

† For Commodities................................ 4,879,600

† For Printing...................................... 25,000

† For Equipment.................................... 653,700

† For Electronic Data Processing.................... 14,000

† For Telecommunications Services.................. 143,300

† For Operation of Auto Equipment................... 49,400

† For Permanent Improvements....................... 270,000

† For Refunds....................................... 60,000

††† Total†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† $31,478,200

 

††† Section 50.† The following named amounts, or so much thereof as may be necessary, respectively, are appropriated to the Department of Veterans' Affairs for the objects and purposes hereinafter named:

ILLINOIS VETERANS' HOME AT LASALLE

Payable from General Revenue Fund:

† For Personal Services.......................... 6,579,700

† For State Contributions to Social Security....... 503,300

† For Contractual Services............................... 0

† For Commodities........................................ 0

† For Electronic Data Processing...................... †† 0

††† Total††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† $7,083,000

Payable from LaSalle Veterans Home Fund:

† For Personal Services.......................... 7,762,000

† For State Contributions to the State

†† Employees' Retirement System.................. 4,192,500

† For State Contributions to

†† Social Security................................. 593,800

† For Contractual Services....................... 2,318,700

† For Travel......................................... 5,000

† For Commodities................................ 1,460,600

† For Printing...................................... 15,500

† For Equipment.................................... 115,000

† For Electronic Data Processing.................... 11,500

† For Telecommunications............................ 60,000

† For Operation of Auto Equipment................... 13,000

† For Permanent Improvements........................ 50,000

† For Refunds....................................... 40,500

††† Total†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† $16,638,100

 

††† Section 55.† The following named amounts, or so much thereof as may be necessary, respectively, are appropriated to the Department of Veterans' Affairs for the objects and purposes hereinafter named:

ILLINOIS VETERANS' HOME AT MANTENO

Payable from General Revenue Fund:

† For Personal Services......................... 18,526,800

† For State Contributions to

†† Social Security............................... 1,417,300

† For Contractual Services............................... 0

† For Commodities........................................ 0

† For Electronic Data Processing...................... †† 0

††† Total†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† $19,944,100

Payable from Manteno Veterans Home Fund:

† For Personal Services.......................... 5,586,300

† For Member Compensation........................... 30,000

† For State Contributions to the State

†† Employees' Retirement System.................. 3,017,300

† For State Contributions to

†† Social Security................................. 427,200

† For Contractual Services....................... 6,523,900

† For Travel......................................... 5,500

† For Commodities................................ 1,802,200

† For Printing...................................... 25,000

† For Equipment.................................... 244,000

† For Electronic Data Processing.................... 44,000

† For Telecommunications Services.................. 111,400

† For Operation of Auto Equipment................... 63,300

† For Permanent Improvements....................... 430,000

† For Refunds....................................... 50,000

††† Total†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† $18,360,100

 

††† Section 60.† The following named amounts, or so much thereof as may be necessary, respectively, are appropriated to the Department of Veteransí Affairs for costs associated with the operation of a program for homeless veterans at the Illinois Veteransí Home at Manteno:

† Payable from General Revenue Fund................ 799,200

† Payable from the Manteno Veterans

† † Home Fund....................................... 50,000

††† Total††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† $849,200

 

††† Section 65.† The following named amounts, or so much thereof as may be necessary, respectively, are appropriated to the Department of Veterans' Affairs for the objects and purposes hereinafter named:

STATE APPROVING AGENCY

Payable from GI Education Fund:

† For Personal Services............................ 625,900

† For State Contributions to the State

†† Employees' Retirement System.................... 338,100

† For State Contributions to

†† Social Security.................................. 47,900

† For Group Insurance.............................. 154,000

† For Contractual Services.......................... 77,900

† For Travel........................................ 53,300

† For Commodities................................... 11,500

† For Printing...................................... 12,000

† For Equipment..................................... 72,300

† For Electronic Data Processing.................... 45,600

† For Telecommunications Services................... 23,000

† For Operation of Auto Equipment................... 21,300

††† Total††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† $1,482,800

 

††† Section 70.† The amount of $220,500, or so much thereof as may be necessary, is appropriated from the Veteransí Affairs Federal Projects Fund to the Department of Veteransí Affairs for operating and administrative costs associated with the Troops to Teachers Program.

 

††† Section 75.† The following named amount, or so much thereof as may be necessary, is appropriated from the Roadside Memorial Fund to the Department of Veteransí Affairs for the object and purpose and in the amount set forth below as follows:

† For Cartage and Erection of Veteransí

†† Headstones, including Prior Years Claims........ 425,000

 

Section 99.† Effective Date.† This Act takes effect July 1, 2017, if and only if Senate Bill 2063 of the 100th General Assembly (the Unbalanced Budget Response Act), as introduced in the Illinois Senate, becomes law.